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Have Stuff in the Highway Right-of-Way?

December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018 -Otter Tail County, MN- Do you have stuff close to the highway right-of-way? Otter Tail County Highway Department reminds you to move property, signs, and items for sale back from the roadway. Public safety for all drivers including snow plow drivers is critical. We do not want your property damaged. Please keep […]

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Fitzgibbons Elected as County Sheriff

December 12, 2018

Fitzgibbons Elected to Lead Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office December 12, 2018 – Otter Tail County, MN– After a close election and an extended wait through a recount, Barry Fitzgibbons is the new Sheriff of Otter Tail County. By a margin of eight votes Fitzgibbons edged out Kile Bergren in a recount. Sheriff Brian Schluter […]

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Auditor’s Office Oversees Recount

December 4, 2018

Otter Tail County Auditor’s Office Oversees Recount December 4, 2018 – Otter Tail County, MN- The November election count for Otter Tail County Sheriff was within eight votes. A request for a recount was initiated and the recount process was scheduled for December 3rd, 2018. The recount was overseen by Otter Tail County Auditor-Treasurer Wayne […]

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Otter Tail County Welcomes Commissioner Betty Murphy

November 29, 2018

Otter Tail County welcomed Betty Murphy to the Board of Commissioners Judge Barbara Hanson presided over the swearing in of Commissioner Murphy on Tuesday, November 27th. Commissioner Murphy will finish the term of Roger Froemming and will continue her service on the board until January 2023. Murphy was elected in November and will serve District […]

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Diane Thorson, Otter Tail County, Receives 2018 Barbara O’Grady Excellence in Public Health Nursing Leadership Award

Thorson Receives Nursing Leadership Award

November 26, 2018

Diane Thorson, Otter Tail County, Receives 2018 Barbara O’Grady Excellence in Public Health Nursing Leadership Award FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 26, 2018 – Otter Tail County, MN – The Local Public Health Association of Minnesota (LPHA) is pleased to announce Diane Thorson, Otter Tail County Public Health Director and Partnership4Health Community Health Administrator, as the […]

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CDC: Outbreak of E.coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

November 21, 2018

CDC and FDA are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to romaine lettuce. To date there are no cases in Minnesota, but CDC and FDA are advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any until they learn more about the outbreak. […]

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Last Day to File Application for Homestead for the Current Assessment Year December 15th

November 15, 2018

Last Day to File Application for Homestead for the Current Assessment Year December 15th Click here for an Application

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Employment

November 13, 2018

Otter Tail County is seeking a full-time Records Technician to work in the Sheriff’s Department. Apply 

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Election: Behind the Scenes

November 9, 2018

Otter Tail County Thanks Election Workers for Successful Election Process November 9, 2018 – Otter Tail County, MN – Elections are not merely the outcome of winners and losers. Free, fair and open elections are at the heart of our democracy. Otter Tail County extends appreciation to those involved in this year’s election process. We […]

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Lien Looks to Future of Public Health

November 9, 2018

Jody Lien Looks to Future of Public Health as New Director for Otter Tail County, MN As Jody Lien begins her position as Director of Public Health her first opportunity will be to continue to align public health’s work to the mission and long-range plans of the county and the community health board. Strategic planning […]

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